Volume 1 Issue 1

Research Article

Simultaneous Analysis of Global and Regional Left Atrial Function Using Three-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography

Ebato M1 *, Maezawa H1 , Ayaka N1 , Ikeda N1 , Mizukami T1 , Tsujiuchi M1 and Suzuki H1

Accurate and reliable quantitative evaluation of LA size and function are necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and prediction of prognosis. PDF

Mini Review

Myocardial Regeneration: A Novell Multifaceted Strategic Approach

Philemon Gukop1*, Georgios T Karapanagiotidis1 , Amber Jiskani1 , Rajdeep Bilkhu1 , Alessandro Viviano1 , Alessandro Montecalvo1 and Aziz Momin1

Myocardial infarction and cardiac failure is a major source of morbidity and mortality globally. Current treatment strategies are mostly palliative and suboptimal. Stem cell based treatment strategy for tissue regeneration has proven value in the treatment of some conditions. The optimal treatment of myocardial infarction/heart failure lays in restoration and maintenance of adequate functional myocardial syntitium. PDF

Research article

Retrograde Cellular Cardiomyoplasty through the Coronary Sinus. An Experimental Study on Swines

EdvinPrifti2 , Marco Bugetti1 , GuyHarmelin1 , AltinVeshti1 , Andrea Gambacciani1 and Massimo Bonacchi1*

The aim was to create a model of myocardial infarction (MI) with a borderline myocardial impairment which would enable to evaluate the retrograde cellular cardiomyoplasty (CCM) through the coronary sinus (CS) in a large animal model. PDF